radioactive material

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Noun1.radioactive material - material that is radioactive
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
radioactive waste - useless radioactive materials that are left after some laboratory or commercial process is completed
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Experts on this subject contend that even if a significant amount of a highly radioactive material could be acquired, the handling becomes very difficult--due in part to the extreme exposure hazard from the intensity of the radiation.
I couldn't believe it when I saw how many there were and that they contained radioactive material,' said Mr Bailey.
In addition to radioactive sources, there's the threat of scrap contaminated by naturally occurring radioactive material.
Minister for Transport Dr John Reid said: "The transportation of radioactive material is an issue of great public concern.
oil companies--Texaco, Mobil, and Phillips--were exporting large shipments of oil-field pipe and equipment "encrusted with radium, a radioactive material that is carried to the surface in oil production.
IRSN draws lessons from transport events involving radioactive material occurring in France between 1999 and 2007
To assist Member States in implementing these requirements, the IAEA is currently in the final stages of updating its Safety Guide on Preparedness and Response for an Emergency during the Transport of Radioactive Material.
BEIRUT: On a summer morning in 2009, a plane carrying a cargo of high-activity, disused radioactive material safely touched down in Russia.
However, while the waste products from nuclear plants aren't immediately visible, they still get produced in the form of dangerously radioactive materials.
Shams meanwhile said the program would shed light on international standards and the participants would greatly benefit from discussion and training on limiting threat to population and environment where there is any activity involving use of radioactive material.
Tokyo, Jan 25( ANI ): The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has said the amount of radioactive materials released from the Fukushima No.

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